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Re: [IP] Re: MRI etc.

>Lead offers no protection from magnetic fields. The magnets in an MRI 
>machine are extremely powerful -- some of the most powerful on earth. The 
>will definitely torch a pump, your watch, or other similar devices. These 
>should be removed and kept away from the MRI machine. The techs that work 
>with these things can probably tell you some amusing stories :-) Michael 
>email @ redacted

And there was the time when an oxygen cannister was accidently left in an 
MRI room, the magnet in the MRI attracted the cannister to the MRI machine 
and it killed the person (I believe it was a child) who was having the 
MRI.   Any metals and MRI's do not mix.

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